shithole

noun
shit·​hole | \ ˈshit-ˌhōl How to pronounce shithole (audio) \
plural shitholes

Definition of shithole

1 vulgar slang : a disgusting, run-down, unappealing, or objectionable place
2 vulgar slang, old-fashioned : a toilet or outhouse
3 vulgar slang : anus

First Known Use of shithole

circa 1629, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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“Shithole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shithole. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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